With Barca being selected as head coach, Ronald Koeman became czar 5th Dutch nationality lead the Camp Nou. After the 2019/20 season failures, besides the disturbance force and messy scenes, many people doubt on the likelihood of success of 57 strategists.
Dutch coach Ronald Koeman is the 5th leading Barca
However, there is one statistic that Barca assured faith in Koeman: Under the reign of the Dutch coach, Barca always produce a master of noble titles Golden Ball (Ballon d'Or, or Ball European gold award by the magazine France Football organization).
"Father" of Total Football, Rinus Michels led Barca 2 terms (1971-1975, 1976-1978) and his reunion pet game in Ajax Holland: Johan Cruyff. Consecutive from 1973 to 1974, "St. Johan" Excellent won 2 Golden Ball.
Then, Cruyff became coach Barca (1988-1996). Not only brought countless noble titles, he also starred in "training" should master Golden Ball 1994: Hristo Stoichkov.
More interesting, Romario - another member of the "Dream Team Barca" greatness by Cruyff building also won the title of Player of the world by FIFA (born from 1991 to 2009, independent organizations with Fruit golden ball) in 1994.
Louis Van Gaal, another strategist elite of Dutch football Barca lead the 2 terms (1997-2000, 2002-2003). The result, a 1 star Nou Camp this time - excellent Rivaldo scored twice Golden Ball award - the best player of the FIFA 1999 world.
"The Flying Dutchman" last as head coach Frank Rijkaard's Barca before Koeman. In 5 years lead the Camp Nou (2003-2008), had the opportunity to work with Rijkaard and Ronaldinho helped Brazil win football legend 1 Golden Ball (2005), 2 times become the best player of FIFA ( 2004, 2005).
Messi will become the owner of the next Golden Ball Barca reign "Flying Dutchman"?
Besides Ronaldinho, "legacy" left great that Rijkaard is definitely decided to bring Lionel Messi to lead Argentina 1. Superstar won 6 Golden Ball (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019), 1 the title of best player of the FIFA world (2009) and 1 FIFA awards the best (2019). Still, miracles, all Messi set up under the Spanish coach: Pep Guardiola, Luis Enrique and Ernesto Valverde.
At 33, Messi's performance was somewhat diminished. Whether Koeman can help M10 won the 7th Golden Ball and Golden Ball could be his last in Barcelona, by 2020/21 also be the last year of the contract between the teams Messi Camp Nou?
The Barca players won the Golden Ball or the best player of the FIFA under Dutch coach
* Award the best player of the FIFA world not yet born at the time (born from 1991 to 2009)
** In 1994, the Golden Ball award in Europe has not been awarded to the players outside Europe, this rules change since 1995.